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Person Details: Ana Navas-Acien

Superfund Research Program

Ana Navas-Acien

Columbia University
Mailman School of Public Health
722 West 168th Street, Rm 1105
New York, New York 10032
Phone: 212-342-4712
Fax: 212-305-4012
Email: an2737@columbia.edu

Projects

Publications

2020

  • Flanagan SV, Braman S, Puelle R, Gleason JA, Spayd SE, Procopio NA, Prosswimmer G, Navas-Acien A, Graziano JH, Chillrud SN. 2020. Leveraging Health Care Communication Channels for Environmental Health Outreach in New Jersey. J Public Health Manag Pract doi:10.1097/PHH.0000000000001121 PMID:32011595
  • Powers M, Sanchez TR, Welty TK, Cole SA, Oeslner EC, Yeh F, Turner J, O'Leary M, Brown RH, O'Donnell M, Lederer D, Navas-Acien A. 2020. Lung function and respiratory symptoms after tuberculosis in an american indian population: The strong heart study. AnnalsATS 17:38-48. doi:10.1513/AnnalsATS.201904-281OC PMID:31553638 PMCID:PMC6944345
  • Sobel MH, Sanchez TR, Jones MR, Kaufman JD, Francesconi KA, Blaha MJ, Vaidya D, Shimbo D, Gossler W, Gamble MV, Genkinger JM, Navas-Acien A. 2020. Rice intake, arsenic exposure, and subclinical cardiovascular disease among US adults in MESA. J Am Heart Assoc 9:doi:10.1161/JAHA.119.015658
  • Tinkelman NE, Spratlen MJ, Domingo-Relloso A, Tellez-Plaza M, Grau-Perez M, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Howard BV, MacCluer J, North KE, Umans JG, Factor-Litvak P, Cole SA, Navas-Acien A. 2020. Associations of maternal arsenic exposure with adult fasting glucose and insulin resistance in the Strong Heart study and Strong Heart Family study. Environ Int 137:doi:10.1016/j.envint.2020.105531 PMID:32059145

2019

  • Domingo-Relloso A, Grau-Perez M, Briongos-Figuero LS, Gomez-Ariza JL, Garcia-Barrera T, Duenas-Laita A, Bobb JF, Chaves FJ, Kioumourtzoglou M, Navas-Acien A, Redon J, Martin-Escudero JC, Tellez-Plaza M. 2019. The association of urine metals and metal mixtures with cardiovascular incidence in an adult population from Spain: The Hortega follow-up study. Int J Epidemiol 48:1839-1849. doi:10.1093/ije/dyz061 PMID:31329884 PMCID:PMC6929535
  • Domingo-Relloso A, Grau-Perez M, Galan-Chilet I, Garrido-Martinez MJ, Tormos C, Navas-Acien A, Gomez-Ariza JL, Monzo-Beltran L, Saez-Tormo G, Garcia-Barrera T, Laita AD, Briongos-Figuero LS, Martin-Escudero JC, Chaves FJ, Redon J, Tellez-Plaza M. 2019. Urinary metals and metal mixtures and oxidative stress biomarkers in an adult population from Spain: the Hortega Study. Environ Int 123:171-180. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.11.055 PMID:30529889
  • Grau-Perez M, Zhao J, Pierce BL, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Zhu Y, An Q, Umans JG, Best LG, Cole SA, Navas-Acien A, Tellez-Plaza M. 2019. Urinary metals and leukocyte telomere length in American Indian communities: The Strong Heart and the Strong Heart Family Study. Environ Pollut 246:311-318. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2018.12.010 PMID:30557805 PMCID:PMC6363843
  • Huang L, Liu L, Zhang T, Zhao D, Li H, Sun H, Kinney PL, Pitiranggon M, Chillrud SN, Ma LQ, Navas-Acien A, Bi J, Yan B. 2019. An interventional study of rice for reducing cadmium exposure in a Chinese industrial town. Environ Int 122:301-309. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.11.019 PMID:30477816 PMCID:PMC6368677
  • Huhmann BL, Harvey CF, Navas-Acien A, Graziano JH, Parvez F, Chen Y, Argos M, Ahmed A, Hasan R, Ahsan H, van Green A. 2019. Changes in arsenic exposure in Araihazar, Bangladesh from 2001 through 2015 following a blanket well testing and education campaign. Environ Int 125:82-89. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2019.01.026 PMID:30710803 PMCID:PMC6449151
  • Jones MR, Tellez-Plaza M, Vaidya D, Grau-Perez M, Post WS, Kaufman JD, Guallar E, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Nachman KE, Sanchez TR, Navas-Acien A. 2019. Ethnic, geographic and dietary differences in arsenic exposure in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA). J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 29:310-322. doi:10.1038/s41370-018-0042-0 PMID:29795237 PMCID:PMC6252166
  • Moreno RC, Navas-Acien A, Escolar E, Nathan DM, Newman JD, Schmedtje JF, Diaz D, Lamas GA, Fonseca V. 2019. Potential role of metal chelation to prevent the cardiovascular complications of diabetes. J Clin Endocrinol Metab doi:10.1210/jc.2018-01484 PMID:30869793
  • Navas-Acien A, Spratlen MJ, Abuawad A, Lolacono NJ, Bozack AK, Gamble MV. 2019. Early life arsenic exposure, nutritional status, and adult diabetes risk. Curr Diab Rep 19:147. doi:10.1007/s11892-019-1272-9 PMID:31758285 PMCID:PMC7004311
  • Nigra AE, Olmedo P, Grau-Perez M, O'Leary R, O'Leary M, Fretts A, Umans JG, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Cole SA, Navas-Acien A. 2019. Dietary determinants of inorganic arsenic exposure in the Strong Heart Family Study. Environ Res doi:10.1016/j.envres.2019.108616 PMID:31442790 PMCID:PMC6748659
  • Pichler G, Grau-Perez M, Tellez-Plaza M, Umans JG, Best L, Cole SA, Goessler W, Francesconi K, Newman JD, Redon J, Devereux RB, Navas-Acien A. 2019. Association of arsenic exposure with cardiac geometry and left ventricular function in young adults evidence from the Strong Heart Family Study. Circ-Cardiovasc Imaging 12:13. doi:10.1161/circimaging.119.009018 PMID:31060373 PMCID:PMC6668025
  • Powers M, Sanchez TR, Grau-Perez M, Yeh F, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, George CM, Heaney C, Best LG, Umans JG, Brown RH, Navas-Acien A. 2019. Low moderate arsenic exposure and respiratory in American Indian communities in the strong heart study. Environ Health 18:104. doi:10.1186/s12940-019-0539-6 PMID:31779614 PMCID:PMC6883619
  • Powers M, Yracheta J, Harvey DE, O'Leary M, Best LG, Bear AB, MacDonald L, Susan J, Hasan K, Thomas ED, Morgan C, Olmedo P, Chen R, Rule A, Schwab KJ, Navas-Acien A, George CM. 2019. Arsenic in groundwater in private wells in rural North Dakota and South Dakota: water quality assessment for an intervention trial. Environ Res 168:41-47. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2018.09.016 PMID:30261340 PMCID:PMC6296218
  • Radke EG, Glenn B, Galizia A, Persad A, Nachman R, Bateson T, Wright J, Navas-Acien A, Arroyave WD, Puett R, Harville EW, Pollack AZ, Burns JS, Lynch CD, Sagiv SK, Stein C, Cooper GS. 2019. Development of outcome-specific criteria for study evaluation in systematic reviews of epidemiology studies. Environ Int 130:104884. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2019.05.078 PMID:31299560
  • Sanchez TR, Oeslner EC, Lederer D, Lo Cascio CM, Jones MR, Grau-Perez M, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Perzanowski M, Barr RG, Navas-Acien A. 2019. Rice consumption and subclinical lung disease in US adults: Observational evidence from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Am J Epidemiol 188:1655-1665. doi:10.1093/aje/kwz137 PMID:31145426 PMCID:PMC6735738
  • Spratlen MJ, Grau-Perez M, Umans JG, Yracheta J, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Bottiglieri T, Gamble MV, Cole SA, Zhao J, Navas-Acien A. 2019. Targeted metabolomics to understand the association between arsenic metabolism and diabetes-related outcomes: Preliminary evidence from the Strong Heart Family Study. Environ Res 168:146-157. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2018.09.034 PMID:30316100 PMCID:PMC6298442
  • Thomas ED, Gittelsohn J, Yracheta J, Powers M, O'Leary M, Harvey DE, Cloud RR, Best LG, Bear AB, Navas-Acien A, George CM. 2019. The Strong Heart Water Study: Informing and designing a multi-level intervention to reduce arsenic exposure among private well users in Great Plains Indian Nations. Sci Total Environ 650:3120-3133. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.09.204 PMID:30373089
  • Zhao D, Wang J, Yin D, Li M, Chen X, Juhasz AL, Luo J, Navas-Acien A, Li H, Ma LQ. 2019. Arsanilic acid contributes more to total arsenic than roxarsone in chicken meat from chinese markets. J Hazard Mater 383:doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.121178 PMID:31525688

2018

  • Balakrishnan P, Jones MR, Vaidya D, Tellez-Plaza M, Post WS, Kaufman JD, Bielinski SJ, Taylor K, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Navas-Acien A. 2018. Ethnic, geographic, and genetic differences in arsenic metabolism at low arsenic exposure: A preliminary analysis in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Int J Environ Res Public Health 15(6):1179. doi:10.3390/ijerph15061179 PMID:29874848 PMCID:6025014
  • Balakrishnan P, Navas-Acien A, Haack KW, Vaidya D, Umans JG, Best LG, Goessler W, Francesconi KA, Franceschini N, North KE, Cole SA, Voruganti VS, Gribble MO. 2018. Arsenic-gene interactions and beta-cell function in the Strong Heart Family Study. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 348:123-129. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2018.03.034 PMID:29621497 PMCID:PMC5961497
  • Grau-Perez M, Navas-Acien A, Galan-Chilet I, Briongos-Figuero LS, Morchon-Simon D, Bermudez JD, Crainiceanu C, de Marco G, Rentero-Garrido P, Garcia-Barrera T, Gomez-Ariza JL, Casasnovas JA, Martin-Escudero JC, Redon J, Chaves FJ, Tellez-Plaza M. 2018. Arsenic exposure, diabetes-related genes and diabetes prevalence in a general population from Spain. Environ Pollut 235:948-955. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2018.01.008 PMID:29751399 PMCID:PMC6443087
  • Jones MR, Navas-Acien A, Platz EA, Joshu CE. 2018. Racial/ethnic differences in duration of smoking among former smokers in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys. Nicotine Tob Res 20:303-311. doi:10.1093/ntr/ntw326 PMID:28003510
  • Moon KA, Zhang Y, Guallar E, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Umans JG, Best LG, Howard BV, Devereux RB, Okin PM, Navas-Acien A. 2018. Association of low-moderate urine arsenic and QT interval: cross-sectional and longitudinal evidence from the Strong Heart Study. Environ Pollut 240:894-902. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2018.04.129 PMID:29793197
  • Niedzwiecki M, Liu X, Zhu H, Hall MN, Slavkovich VN, Ilievski V, Levy D, Siddique AB, Kibriya MG, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Navas-Acien A, Graziano JH, Finnell RH, Ahsan H, Gamble MV. 2018. Serum homocysteine, arsenic methylation, and arsenic-induced skin lesion incidence in Bangladesh: A one-carbon metabolism candidate gene study. Environ Int 113:133-142. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.01.015 PMID:29421402 PMCID:PMC5873983
  • Oliver-Williams C, Howard AG, Navas-Acien A, Howard BV, Tellez-Plaza M, Franceschini N. 2018. Cadmium body burden, hypertension, and changes in blood pressure over time: results from a prospective cohort study in American Indians. Journal of the American Society of Hypertension 12:426-437. doi:10.1016/j.jash.2018.03.002 PMID:29605538 PMCID:PMC5972063
  • Sanchez TR, Powers M, Perzanowski M, George CM, Graziano JH, Navas-Acien A. 2018. A meta-analysis of arsenic exposure and lung function: Is there evidence of restrictive or obstructive lung disease?. Curr Environ Health Rep 5:244-254. doi:10.1007/s40572-018-0192-1 PMID:29637476 PMCID:PMC6149528
  • Sanchez TR, Slavkovich VN, LoIacono NJ, van Geen AF, Ellis T, Chillrud SN, Balac O, Islam T, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Navas-Acien A. 2018. Urinary metals and metal mixtures in Bangladesh: Exploring environmental sources in the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS). Environ Int 121:852-860. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.10.031 PMID:30343184 PMCID:PMC6231410
  • Spratlen MJ, Grau-Perez M, Best LG, Yracheta J, Lazo M, Vaidya D, Balakrishnan P, Gamble MV, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Cole SA, Umans JG, Howard BV, Navas-Acien A. 2018. The association of arsenic exposure and arsenic metabolism with the metabolic syndrome and its individual components: prospective evidence from the strong heart family study. Am J Epidemiol 187:1598-1612. doi:10.1093/aje/kwy048 PMID:29554222 PMCID:PMC6070055
  • Spratlen MJ, Grau-Perez M, Umans JG, Yracheta J, Best LG, Francesconi K, Goessler W, Balakrishnan P, Cole SA, Gamble MV, Howard BV, Navas-Acien A. 2018. Arsenic, one carbon metabolism and diabetes-related outcomes in the Strong Heart Family Study. Environ Int 121:728-740. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.09.048 PMID:30321848 PMCID:PMC6221918
  • Tellez-Plaza M, Guallar E, Navas-Acien A. 2018. Environmental metals and cardiovascular disease. BMJ 362. doi:10.1136/bmj.k3435 PMID:30158104 PMCID:PMC6283369

2017

  • Franceschini N, Fry RC, Balakrishnan P, Navas-Acien A, Oliver-Williams C, Howard AG, Cole SA, Haack KW, Lange EM, Howard BV, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Umans JG, Tellez-Plaza M. 2017. Cadmium body burden and increased blood pressure in middle-aged American Indians: the Strong Heart Study. J Hum Hypertens 31(3):225-230. doi:10.1038/jhh.2016.67 PMID:27629244 PMCID:PMC5299034
  • Grau-Perez M, Kuo C, Gribble MO, Balakrishnan P, Spratlen MJ, Vaidya D, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Guallar E, Silbergeld EK, Umans JG, Best LG, Lee ET, Howard BV, Cole SA, Navas-Acien A. 2017. Association of low-moderate arsenic exposure and arsenic metabolism with incident diabetes and insulin resistance in the strong heart family study. Environ Health Perspect 125:127004. doi:10.1289/ehp2566 PMID:29373862 PMCID:PMC5963590
  • Grau-Perez M, Kuo C, Spratlen MJ, Thayer KA, Mendez MA, Hamman RF, Dabelea D, Adgate JL, Knowler WC, Bell RA, Miller FW, Liese AD, Zhang C, Douillet C, Drobna Z, Mayer-Davis E, Styblo M, Navas-Acien A. 2017. The association of arsenic exposure and metabolism with type 1 and type 2 diabetes in youth: the SEARCH case-control study. Diabetes Care 40(1):46-53. doi:10.2337/dc16-0810 PMID:27810988 PMCID:PMC5180459
  • Kuo C, Moon KA, Wang S, Silbergeld EK, Navas-Acien A. 2017. The association of arsenic metabolism with cancer, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes: a systematic review of the epidemiological evidence. Environ Health Perspect 125:15. doi:10.1289/EHP577 PMID:28796632 PMCID:PMC5880251
  • Mateen FJ, Grau-Perez M, Pollak JS, Moon KA, Howard BV, Umans JG, Best LG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Crainiceanu C, Guallar E, Devereux RB, Roman MJ, Navas-Acien A. 2017. Chronic arsenic exposure and risk of carotid artery disease: The Strong Heart Study. Environ Res 157:127-134. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2017.05.020 PMID:28554006
  • Moon KA, Oberoi S, Barchowsky A, Chen Y, Guallar E, Nachman KE, Rahman M, Sohel N, D'Ippoliti D, Wade TJ, James KA, Farzan SF, Karagas MR, Ahsan H, Navas-Acien A. 2017. A dose-response meta-analysis of chronic arsenic exposure and incident cardiovascular disease. Int J Epidemiol 46:1924-1939. doi:10.1093/ije/dyx202 PMID:29040626 PMCID:PMC5837344
  • Nachman KE, Love DC, Baron PA, Nigra AE, Murko M, Raber G, Francesconi KA, Navas-Acien A. 2017. Nitarsone, inorganic arsenic, and other arsenic species in turkey meat: exposure and risk assessment based on a 2014 U.S. market basket sample. Environ Health Perspect 125:363-369. doi:10.1289/ehp225 PMID:27735789 PMCID:PMC5332177
  • Nigra AE, Sanchez TR, Nachman KE, Harvey DE, Chillrud SN, Graziano JH, Navas-Acien A. 2017. The effect of the Environmental Protection Agency maximum contaminant level on arsenic exposure in the USA from 2003 to 2014: an analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Lancet Public Health 2:e513-e521. doi:10.1016/s2468-2667(17)30195-0 PMID:29250608 PMCID:PMC5729579
  • Spratlen MJ, Gamble MV, Grau-Perez M, Kuo C, Best LG, Yracheta J, Francesconi K, Goessler W, Mossavar-Rahmani Y, Hall M, Umans JG, Fretts A, Navas-Acien A. 2017. Arsenic metabolism and one-carbon metabolism at low-moderate arsenic exposure: Evidence from the Strong Heart Study. Food Chem Toxicol 105:387-397. doi:10.1016/j.fct.2017.05.004 PMID:28479390 PMCID:PMC5515076

2016

  • Jansen RJ, Argos M, Tong L, Li J, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Islam MT, Slakovich V, Ahmed A, Navas-Acien A, Parvez F, Chen Y, Gamble MV, Graziano JH, Pierce BL, Ahsan H. 2016. Determinants and consequences of arsenic metabolism efficiency among 4,794 individuals: demographics, lifestyle, genetics, and toxicity. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 25(2):381-390. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-0718 PMID:26677206 PMCID:PMC4767610
  • Newman JD, Navas-Acien A, Kuo C, Guallar E, Howard BV, Fabsitz RR, Devereux RB, Umans JG, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, Best LT, Tellez-Plaza M. 2016. Peripheral arterial disease and its association with arsenic exposure and metabolism in the Strong Heart Study. Am J Epidemiol 184(11):806-817. doi:10.1093/aje/kww002 PMID:27810857 PMCID:PMC5152666

2015

  • Stanton BA, Caldwell KL, Congdon CB, Disney J, Donahue M, Ferguson E, Flemings E, Golden M, Guerinot ML, Highman J, James K, Kim C, Lantz RC, Marvinney RG, Miller D, Navas-Acien A, Nordstrom D, Postema S, Rardin LR, Rosen BP, Sengupta A, Shaw JR, Stanton E, Susca P. 2015. MDI biological laboratory arsenic summit: approaches to limiting human exposure to arsenic. Curr Environ Health Rep 2(3):329-337. doi:10.1007/s40572-015-0057-9 PMID:26231509 PMCID:PMC4522277

2014

  • Wells EM, Navas-Acien A, Apelberg BJ, Herbstman JB, Jarrett JM, Lin YH, Verdon CP, Ward C, Caldwell KL, Hibbeln JR, Halden RU, Witter FR, Goldman LR. 2014. Association of selenium and copper with lipids in umbilical cord blood. J Dev Orig Health Dis 5(4):281-287. doi:10.1017/S2040174414000233 PMID:24965134 PMCID:PMC4135310

2011

  • Wells EM, Navas-Acien A, Herbstman JB, Apelberg BJ, Silbergeld EK, Caldwell KL, Jones RL, Halden RU, Witter FR, Goldman LR. 2011. Low-level lead exposure and elevations in blood pressure during pregnancy. Environ Health Perspect 119:664-669. doi:10.1289/ehp.1002666 PMID:21292600 PMCID:PMC3094418
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